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June 2021
Volume 55, Issue 6

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Evolution of Orthodontic Radiography

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

The use of radiographs in orthodontics, and in almost every dental and medical field, is pretty much taken for granted nowadays. It is difficult for us even to imagine orthodontic, medical, or dental ...

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MASTER CLINICIAN

David B. Kennedy, BDS, MSD, FRCD(C)

DAVID B. KENNEDY BDS, MSD, FRCD(C), PETER M. SINCLAIR DDS, MSD

In this interview, Dr. Kennedy describes his diagnostic and mechanical principles for early treatment. Numerous case histories illustrate crossbite correction, slow maxillary expansion, management of ectopic canines and crowding, serial extraction, and preferred appliances.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Dentofacial Esthetics: From Macro to Micro

RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MDS, PhD

DAVID M. SARVER, DMD, MS 512 pages, 2,500+ illustrations. $268. 2020.Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc. 411 N. Raddant Road, Batavia, IL 60510(800) 621-0387; www.quintbook.com. It is indeed my pleasure...

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CASE REPORT

Resolution of a Complex Malocclusion Using a Hybrid Aligner Approach

MARIO PALONE DDS, MS, FRANCESCA CERVINARA DDS, MS, SOFIA CASELLA DDS, GIUSEPPE SICILIANI MD, LUCA LOMBARDO DDS, MS

This adult patient was treated with sectional fixed appliances, miniscrew anchorage, and criss-cross elastics during the refinement stage, after clear aligners alone were unable to correct a unilateral posterior scissor bite.

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

The Golden Age of Orthodontics: Already Ended or Just Beginning?

LEON KLEMPNER DDS

Dr. Leon Klempner, a digital marketing consultant who practiced orthodontics for more than 40 years, lists 10 things he would do today if he had not retired. Topics include office hours, fee structures, communication, aligner therapy, limited treatment, and digital platforms.

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PEARLS

An Efficient and Ergonomic Device for Easy Elastic Wear

SUMEDH DESHPANDE MDS, SUSMITA BALA SHENOI BDS, ROHAN S. HATTARKI BDS, MDS

The authors demonstrate how to bend a length of stainless steel wire into a simple elastic applicator for patients to use at home. Step-by-step instructions are provided for fabrication of the device and for elastic placement.

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THE CUTTING EDGE

The Diagnostic Advantage of a CBCT-Derived Segmented STL Rendition of the Teeth and Jaws Using an AI Algorithm

CHEN LEWIT BOROHOVITZ DMD, ZEEV ABRAHAM BDS, MS, W. RONALD REDMOND DDS, MS

Drs. Lewit Borohovitz, Abraham, and Redmond describe the use of artificial intelligence to segment individual teeth from a cone-beam computed tomography scan. Two cases show how the acquired diagnostic information can have a significant effect on orthodontic treatment planning.

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Continuing Education from June 2021 Issue (questions only)

Click here to download a PDF of the printed questions from the journal for reference. CE tests must be taken online. See the link to continuing education on the menu bar at the top of the screen.

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Product News In June 2021 Issue

PRODUCT NEWS is presented as a service to the reader and in no way implies endorsement by JCO.

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CASE REPORT

First Molar Extractions in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome

CRISTINA SOLA MARTIN DDS, MS, JAIME GIL LÓPEZ-AREAL DDS, MSc, HARRY L. DOUGHERTY JR. DDS, MS

This is the second in a series of case reports from the three finalists for the 2021 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award. Dr. Sola Martin, from the University of Southern California, presents the treatment of an adolescent Marfan syndrome patient.

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